Nicholas has two passions: Heavy Metal and NRL and with Mum Suzanne the two of them have attended concerts by some of the biggest and best Metal acts in the world including Black Sabbath, Rob Zombie, Iron Maiden and Def Leppard. Read his full story
Amanda and her mum and dad, from Lemon Tree Passage, Port Stephens, have been taking to the highways and byways around and across Australia since July 2004, and they’ve no intention of stopping – their next trip is already planned. Read her full story
Most parents can look forward to a time when their kids are able to go out independently. That’s not the case, however, for Joel, 19, and his 17-year-old brother Ben, both of whom live with autism and will always need constant supervision. Read their story
Julia’s positive energy and enjoyment of life and people has helped her make a strong recovery which surprised her doctors but Julia still uses various services to help her engage in community life. Read her full story
Who is Companion Card for?
The Companion Card is issued to people who have a significant, lifelong need for high level of care to participate in community based activities. The Companion Card allows a person’s carer free entry into participating venues and events.